Author Archives: Sean Scallon

No Presidents from Wisconsin

Can Paul Ryan break the curse of Robert La Follette and Scott Walker?

Scott Walker in Contrast

The Wisconsin governor’s success was built on the Bush GOP’s failures.

The Nationalist Left Rises

Post-1960s progressives have been captured by a spirit of militarism.

Romney Capitalism

Mitt’s father knew that industry, not finance, built America.

Tim Pawlenty: Man From Nowhere

The former Minnesota governor searches the suburbs for a winning identity.

Swinging for the fences

Now that baseball season is upon us, you usually find the best …

Scoop Obama

Many middle-aged and young neoconservatives will tell you the term is a …

Bachmann Country

How evangelicals remade the Midwestern right By Sean Scallon “It’s a free …

The Pizza Revolution

The pizza joints are making a killing in Madison, Wisconsin. Normally at …

The Next Generation of Politics

We all like to connect the dots, to tie together the threads …

From Small Beginnings

I don’t want to make too much of of the recent House …

Making a Blogging Difference

Do we blog because we can? Because we like to see our …

Herman Cain Speaks for Himself

Daniel Larison took excerpts from a Dave Weigel profile of prospective GOP Presidential …

The New Chairman’s Lessons from Wisconsin

Live-blogging the vote for a new RNC Chairperson? Ballot-by-ballot coverage? Did Dave …

Tea Party Challenge

There are many items Daniel Larison is right about when critiquing Peter …

The also-rans

Richard Nixon used to have a rule where a person should not …

Two for America?

Although there is still speculation on whether Rep. Ron Paul will run …

Democratic Aristocracy

It’s rather dismaying to see the thoughtful and well-regarded online magazine Front …

Self-defeating antics

A young couple from the Twin Cities suburb of Apple Valley, Pete …

Initial tea offerings

The Freikorp or “Free Corps” in immediate post-World War I Germany were …

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